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New art at Lakewood Cultural Center and Civic Center

Free opening reception Sept. 7


Aug. 28, 2018 – The City of Lakewood presents three new art exhibitions at the Lakewood Cultural Center, 470 S. Allison Parkway and Civic Center, 480 S. Allison Parkway, as well as a new rotation of outdoor sculptures on Civic Center Plaza. The community is invited to attend a free opening reception from 5 to 7 p.m., Friday, Sept. 7, during which they can meet many of the artists and Arts Programming Curator Laine Godsey.


Corporeal: Sarah Bowling and Amber Cobb
On view 8 a.m.–5 p.m., Monday–Friday and 10 a.m.–2 p.m., Saturday, through Oct. 14
Lakewood Cultural Center, North Gallery


Objects and materials that mirror the body are presented in this two-person show. Artists Sarah Bowling and Amber Cobb explore notions of gender and intimacy while playing with and altering domestic or everyday items.


Cultivate: Students and Teachers of Washington Heights Arts Center and Kristee Freed-Graham
On view 8 a.m.–5 p.m., Monday–Friday and 10 a.m.–2 p.m., Saturday, through Nov. 21
Lakewood Cultural Center, Mezzanine Gallery


The magic of learning and creating within a community setting is explored in this exhibition of student and instructor work from the Washington Heights Arts Center. Students will present work ranging from weaving and ceramics to photography, drawing and painting. Kristee Freed-Graham will present her space paintings and paintings on doors.


Where Water Was: Robert Bruce Epstein
On view 8 a.m.–5 p.m., Monday–Friday, through Nov. 21
Lakewood Civic Center, James J. Richey Gallery


Robert Bruce Epstein is a Lakewood resident and a nationally known artist. In his first solo exhibition in Lakewood, Epstein explores the impact of water on the human experience through paintings and sculptures. Previously, his work has been exhibited in corporate, private and museum collections including the National Endowment for the Arts, The Gulf Coast Museum of Art, The Salvador Dali Museum, Raymond James, Indigo Hotels and McKibbon Hotels.


Art on the Commons
On view daily through May 2019
Lakewood Civic Center Plaza


This outdoor sculptural exhibition features work by Matt Craven, Robert Bruce Epstein, Virginia Folkestad, Robert Hickler, Dale Montagne and Sue Quinlan.


For more information, please call 303-987-7844, email or visit Sponsored by the Lakewood Heritage, Culture & the Arts Division; the Scientific and Cultural Facilities District (SCFD), celebrating 30 years of culture for all; Alameda Gateway Community Association; Alameda Corridor Business Improvement District; and Colorado Creative Industries.

Posted on: Tuesday, August 28, 2018